Found June 29, 2013 on NESN.com:
Joey Bats wasn’t messing around against the Red Sox on Saturday. We all know Jose Bautista is a good player. He’s a three-time All-Star, a two-time home run champ, and one of the most feared sluggers in all of baseball. When he launches a couple of long balls, it isn’t all that shocking. In fact, it has become the norm. That doesn’t mean his all-around effort against the Red Sox wasn’t still impressive. Bautista essentially told everyone else, “Thanks for showing up.” He crushed two mammoth home runs, including a two-run, go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, and he cut down a potential Boston run with an absolute laser to home plate in the sixth inning. After the game, all the Red Sox could do was tip their caps. “[He’s a] very good player. Obviously he’s capable of hitting balls out of the ballpark every time he steps in the box,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said of Bautista. “He gets a 2-0 cutter from [Felix] Doubront for the first solo home run and then as I mentioned on the split t
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